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Lifelong Learning Chesterfield


Art, Music and Drama - Spring 2019

Lifelong Learning Institute in Chesterfield                                    

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Woodcarving: Open Carve Sessions                                       

Wednesday                                      AD191080           

9:00-11:00                          

Jan 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, April 24, May 1

Instructor(s): Bill Good

LLI Woodcarvers are invited to gather around the tables for open carving each Wednesday this session.  The idea is to bring our carving enthusiasts together for a fun, social opportunity to work on an old project or start something new.  No formal instruction will be provided, but Bill will act as coordinator. Bring along your favorite carving or tool-of-choice to share, an album of work or a book to inspire, and a hunk of wood to whittle. Attendance is not required at each session, but students are encouraged to mark planned absences on the class roster. Happy carving!

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Open Oil Painting for All Levels                                               

Friday                                  AD191167           

10:00-12:00                        

Jan 4, 11, Feb 1, 8, 15, 22, March 15, 22, 29, April 12, 26, May 3

Instructor(s): Wanda Cutchins

This course will continue exploring the world of oil painting to meet the needs of all levels. Students should bring photo options to the first class to discuss and decide which ones to use for their projects. Supply list will be available at registration and outside the office before class.

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Colored Pencil Open Workshop                                              

Tuesday                                              AD191161           

1:30-3:30                             

Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 19

Instructor(s): Laura T. Evans

This class is an open art session. If you have taken any classes in Colored Pencil and would like to work on a project with some help, Laura will be available to assist you. Bring anything you're working on in Colored Pencil, and you'll be sure to make some progress!

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The Life and Works of Michelangelo Buonarroti                                              

Thursday                                            AD191165           

1:30-3:00                             

Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14

Instructor(s): Juana Levi

Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet and engineer, Michelangelo is one of the most fascinating geniuses who ever lived. This class will explore his life, personality, and the major works and unequaled masterpieces he created. You will understand why he was known as "il divino" ("the divine one") during his own lifetime.

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Watercolor Open Studio                                             

Monday                                              AD191108           

1:30-3:30                             

Jan 14, 28, Feb 4, 11, 25, March 4, 11, 18

Instructor(s): Brian Austin, PhD

Come work on your favorite watercolor project with Brian Austin. Students will be encouraged to bring projects they are currently working on or plan to start during class sessions. Brian and other class members will assist individuals as needed. Each class session will begin with participants introducing their project and conclude with participants offering a brief summary of their progress during the class session. Brian will be working with watercolor pigments, color pencils, and pen/ink on some of his projects. Open Studio is intended as an opportunity for students to share their ideas and projects they plan to pursue; however, it is not a class where Brian will provide formal instruction. Students are expected to have a working knowledge of water color applications to paper media and to own the necessary tools to pursue their planned projects.

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Beginning Art of Sketching                                         

Wednesday                                      AD191171           

11:00-12:30                        

Jan 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20

Instructor(s): Hal Cauthen

This course will provide a basic introduction to drawing and sketching. Students will start with basic shapes, adding shading to indicate form. Each week will introduce a simple exercise -- fruit and vegetables, flower or tree shapes, a farmhouse with trees and shrubs, an introduction to perspective, a simple city street scene, and end with a reference of each student’s choosing. Supply list will be available at registration and outside the office before class.

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Hospice Crafts                                 

Wednesday                                      AD191003           

1:00-2:30                             

Jan 16, Feb 20, March 20, April 17

Instructor(s): Mary Jane Murphy and Karen Novitzki

Join other LLI members in making craft items to be given to local hospice patients. All craft supplies are collected by LLI members, and the finished products are donated to Crater Community Hospice, Inc. This is an enjoyable service class.

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Paper Mosaic for Beginners A                                   

Thursday                                            AD191201           

10:00-11:30                        

Jan 17

Instructor(s): Sandy Schimmel Gold

Please register for only one session (A, B or C) to allow all students a chance to participate. This course will provide the opportunity for students to create up to three mosaic pieces. No drawing or painting skills needed! First, you will make an 8x10" composition of paisley designs made from junk mail. You will choose your own color scheme; create your own mosaic; paint a frame of your choice; and trace, glue and coat your masterpiece so it will be ready to hang. Students will need to bring their own scissors, a 1" or wider paint brush, 2 oz. of acrylic paint (any color), a 2 oz. or larger Mod Podge or similar water-based sealer, a 1" or smaller square paper punch, a small roll of contact paper (any color), 2 glue sticks, a black waterproof marker and up to three 8x10" picture frames (available at the dollar store).

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Watercolor Problem Solving Workshop                                               

Thursday, Friday                                             AD191119           

9:30-2:30                             

Jan 24, 25

Instructor(s): Beverly Perdue

This class is for anyone with intermediate experience using water media, including the use of acrylic on paper. Assistance with YUPO paper will also be available. Instructor will provide demonstrations during the class. Students can bring in paintings in progress or brand new pieces that the artist wants to start. Students MUST bring in the reference from which the image originated and should have a black and white image measuring at least 4 x 6 inches for all reference material. There will be individual critiques given and suggestions as to where to go with one's own art voice. Please bring a working mat to put on your work when we discuss it. There will be an hour for lunch, so best to bring lunch with you, if possible, to keep that creative flow going. Any questions can be addressed to Bev at bevperdueartist@aol.com. Supply list will be available at registration and outside the office before class.

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The Life and Works of Raphael Sanzio                                  

Tuesday                                              AD191186           

9:00-10:30                          

Feb 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 12

Instructor(s): Juana Levi

Raphael Sanzio, Michelangelo Buonarroti, and Leonardo da Vinci are known as the three heavyweights of Italian High Renaissance art. The youngest of these three, Raphael was also the new kid on the block. But as his genius matured, he became, what many modern art historians believe, the most profoundly influential, the most idealized, the most beloved painter in the whole history of art. In fact, he became so popular that he was called the Prince of Painters. His life and many of his major works will be covered in this course.

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Zentangle Embellished Envelopes                                         

Thursday                                            AD191153           

9:30-11:30                          

Feb 7

Instructor(s): Catherine Jordan

Explore a whole new area of Zentangle combining color, shadows, and highlights as we make beautiful Zentangle inspired birthday envelopes with embellished lettering and balloons. Bring your Micron .01 pen, your favorite color pencils (not watercolor) and a blender. Learn to embellish lettering, color glowing balloons, and add highlights to make a spectacular envelope!

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Zoltan Szabo in Retrospective                                  

Monday                                              AD191204           

11:15-12:45                        

Feb 11

Instructor(s): Carri Pandolfe

This course provides a visual journey through some of the extensive work created by the Artist, Watercolour painter and Author, Zoltan Szabo, as well as a few tidbits about this man’s interesting life.

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Paper Mosaic for Beginners B                                   

Wednesday                                      AD191202           

9:00-10:30                          

Feb 13

Instructor(s): Sandy Schimmel Gold

Please register for only one session (A, B or C) to allow all students a chance to participate. This course will provide the opportunity for students to create up to three mosaic pieces. No drawing or painting skills needed! First, you will make an 8x10" composition of paisley designs made from junk mail. You will choose your own color scheme; create your own mosaic; paint a frame of your choice; and trace, glue and coat your masterpiece so it will be ready to hang. Students will need to bring their own scissors, a 1" or wider paint brush, 2 oz. of acrylic paint (any color), a 2 oz. or larger Mod Podge or similar water-based sealer, a 1" or smaller square paper punch, a small roll of contact paper (any color), 2 glue sticks, a black waterproof marker and up to three 8x10" picture frames (available at the dollar store).

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Advanced Watercolor with Marti                                            

Thursday                                            AD191012           

10:30-12:30                        

Feb 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21

Instructor(s): Marti Franks

This watercolor class is for those students who have taken a basic or intermediate watercolor class and have advanced to the next level.  They will learn to expand the principles of composition and build on their watercolor skills and techniques, such as wet-on-wet, color washes, glazing, shading and textures. Students will need to bring eight colors of paints, three brushes, a pallet, board, canvas, tape and art erasers. The instructor asks that you please purchase high quality supplies; there will be a difference in the final result if you use lower quality items. Do not purchase student-grade paints, such as Windsor, Newton-Cotman, or Academy. Call Marti, 794-2497, if you would like help ordering your supplies. Supply list will be available at registration or outside the office. Please have your supplies for the first day of class.

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Intermediate Watercolor with Marti                                     

Thursday                                            AD191111           

2:00-3:30                             

Feb 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21

Instructor(s): Marti Franks

This class is for intermediates. Students should have some previous watercolor experience. They will continue to develop composition skills and techniques of watercolor painting emphasizing value, shapes, and color. Students will need to bring eight colors of paints, three brushes, a pallet, board, canvas, tape and art erasers. The instructor asks that you please purchase high quality supplies; there will be a difference in the final result if you use lower quality items. Do not purchase student-grade paints, such as Windsor, Newton-Cotman, or Academy. Call Marti, 794-2497, if you would like help ordering your supplies. Supply list will be available at registration or outside the office.  Please have your supplies for the first day of class.

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Woodcarving an Owl                                    

Wednesday                                      AD191035            $20

9:00-11:00                          

Feb 20, 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 10, 17

Instructor(s): Merv Warner

This class will be carving a one half size, smooth Avocet shorebird decoy. Students will need to bring a basic carving knife and assorted small gouges. This project is suitable for beginners as well as more accomplished carvers. Course fee will cover the instructor-provided wood blanks for each carver. Students new to the Woodcarving class are asked to please contact the instructor at mervinbwa@gmail.com or 804-310-7018 prior to the first class.

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Watercolor Techniques                                               

Wednesday                                      AD191196           

9:00-10:30                          

Feb 20, 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 10, 17

Instructor(s): Carol Henderson

This course is designed for students who have taken beginning watercolor or have done some painting in the genre and would like to learn more about techniques and use of color. Supply list will be available at registration and outside the office before class.

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Zentangle Special Effects: Illusions, Interweaving, Sparkle, Layers, Holes and Slits!                                       

Monday                                              AD191152            $10

9:30-11:30                          

March 4, 11

Instructor(s): Catherine Jordan

This course is a fun exploration into a variety of special effects that enhance Zentangle patterning. Learn how to make it extraordinary by adding that extra layer of dimension, surprise, and excitement to all your Zentangle designs. We will focus on making bookmarks that can be given as gifts throughout the year. The title says it all! Course fee covers the following materials: Micron® .01 pen, 4 watercolor paper blanks for bookmarks, fine detail brush, water cup and ribbon for finishing. Students need to bring watercolor pens or pencils.

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Intermediate Acrylic Painting                                   

Monday                                              AD191136           

10:00-12:00                        

March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 8, 15

Instructor(s): Patrice Reese

This course is a next step for the students who have taken the Beginning Acrylic Workshop or for students who have previous experience with Acrylic painting. Students should bring their own reference photos to class, as well as the supplies used in the Beginning Acrylics Workshops. Students can bring unfinished work or start a new painting and will receive help finishing them. Supply list will be available at registration and outside the office before class.

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Paper Mosaic for Beginners C                                   

Wednesday                                      AD191203           

11:30-1:00                          

March 13

Instructor(s): Sandy Schimmel Gold

Please register for only one session (A, B or C) to allow all students a chance to participate. This course will provide the opportunity for students to create up to three mosaic pieces. No drawing or painting skills needed! First, you will make an 8x10" composition of paisley designs made from junk mail. You will choose your own color scheme; create your own mosaic; paint a frame of your choice; and trace, glue and coat your masterpiece so it will be ready to hang. Students will need to bring their own scissors, a 1" or wider paint brush, 2 oz. of acrylic paint (any color), a 2 oz. or larger Mod Podge or similar water-based sealer, a 1" or smaller square paper punch, a small roll of contact paper (any color), 2 glue sticks, a black waterproof marker and up to three 8x10" picture frames (available at the dollar store).

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Intermediate Art of Sketching                                  

Wednesday                                      AD191179           

11:00-12:30                        

March 20, 27, April 10, 17, 24

Instructor(s): Hal Cauthen

This is a follow-up to the Beginning Art of Sketching and is open to those who have completed that course in a previous session. Students will start with a review of the basics, including one- and two-point perspective, do some value sketches, then sketch a street scene, add people/figures in various settings, sketch some birds or animals, and end with their choice of a reference. Supply list will be available at registration and outside the office before class.

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Oil Painting an Oyster Shell                                       

Tuesday                                              AD191200           

1:30-3:00                             

April 9, 16, 23, 30

Instructor(s): Wanda Cutchins

This course is for students who have completed at least one of the Introduction to Oil Painting courses in a previous session. The instructor will provide instructions on different brush strokes and techniques. Supply list will be available at registration and outside the office before class.

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Viennese Art History: Klimt, Kokoschka, and Schiele                                     

Monday                                              AD191146           

9:30-11:00                          

April 15, 22, 29

Instructor(s): Chris Semtner

In the first decades of the twentieth century, Vienna was a city of wealth and decadence, home to Mahler, Freud, and even Hitler. Before the Great War brought this glittering hotbed of ideas and arts to an end, painter and designer Gustave Klimt reigned over the art world as the producer of controversial works that were both despised and adored. Two younger, even more controversial artists, Oskar Kokoschka and Egon Schiele, emerged around 1909 to challenge his dominance. This is the story of those three personalities and their distinctive visions.

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The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci A                                               

Thursday                                            AD191187           

1:30-3:00                             

April 18

Instructor(s): Juana Levi

Please register for only one session (A or B) to allow all students a chance to participate. In 1495, Leonardo da Vinci began what would become one of history's most famous and influential works of art, The Last Supper. It is Leonardo's visual interpretation of an event chronicled in all four of the Gospels (books in the Christian New Testament). Specifically, the Last Supper depicts the next few seconds in this story after Christ dropped the bomb shell that one disciple would betray him before sunrise; and all twelve have reacted to the news with different degrees of rage, surprise, pain and incredulity. The Last Supper's deceptively simple composition, its history and Leonardo's flawed genius are discussed in this class.

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The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci B                                               

Thursday                                            AD191188           

1:30-3:00                             

April 25

Instructor(s): Juana Levi

Please register for only one session (A or B) to allow all students a chance to participate. In 1495, Leonardo da Vinci began what would become one of history's most famous and influential works of art, The Last Supper. It is Leonardo's visual interpretation of an event chronicled in all four of the Gospels (books in the Christian New Testament). Specifically, the Last Supper depicts the next few seconds in this story after Christ dropped the bomb shell that one disciple would betray him before sunrise; and all twelve have reacted to the news with different degrees of rage, surprise, pain and incredulity. The Last Supper's deceptively simple composition, its history and Leonardo's flawed genius are discussed in this class.

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YUPO and Watermedia Workshop                                         

Wednesday, Thursday                                 AD191151           

9:30-2:30                             

May 1, 2

Instructor(s): Beverly Perdue

This class is for anyone with intermediate experience using watermedia, including the use of acrylic on paper. Assistance with YUPO paper will be the focus of this workshop. Instructor will provide demonstrations during the class. Students can bring in paintings in progress or brand new pieces that the artist wants to start. Students MUST bring in the reference from which the image originated and should have a black and white image measuring at least 4 x 6 inches for all reference material. There will be individual critiques given and suggestions as to where to go with one's own art voice. Please bring a working mat to put on your work when we discuss it. There will be an hour for lunch, so best to bring lunch with you, if possible, to keep that creative flow going. Any questions can be addressed to Bev at bevperdueartist@aol.com. Supply list will be available at registration and outside the office before class.

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MUSIC AND DRAMA

Lifelong Musicians                                         

Thursday                                            AD191141           

12:00-1:30                          

Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 11, 18, 25, May 2

Instructor(s): Donnie Amos

Calling all LLI students who used to or still play an instrument of any kind! This is the class for you!  No formal instruction will be provided, but the instructor will guide the class as they explore their mutual lifelong passion for music. Various genres and eras of music will be shared. This is for entertainment and not performance. Don’t be surprised if it revives a passion for music! Music is good for the soul!  Students should bring their instruments to class but are welcome to join if they don’t have the instrument they would like to play. If you play guitar, piano, trumpet, ukulele, or kazoo, come and join this class! Students are also welcome to register at any point during the session.

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Advanced Readers Theater                                        

Thursday                                            AD191015           

1:00-2:30                             

Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 11, 18, 25, May 2

Instructor(s): Sandy Phillips

Join us to become part of a fun- and laughter-filled performing group. No memorization required, as we are part of a growing national trend of senior citizen theatrical groups who use a script. When performing, we enjoy doing primarily humorous skits and scenes from many sources. We share the fun as we perform for LLI audiences and occasionally other audiences nearby. As we develop our performing skills, the focus stays on having a happy time and letting the "ham" in each of us shine! Some previous experience in theater is helpful but not required!

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Funtastics Choral Group                                              

Thursday                                            AD191105            $5

2:45-4:00                             

Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 11, 18, 25, May 2

Instructor(s): Sandy Phillips

The Funtastics rehearse once a week, singing a variety of music, including popular pieces, classics, as well as poetry set to music. All are welcome! Reading music isn't required, but it helps. If reading music isn't your thing, we can help you learn. We perform on occasion for both non-LLI and LLI functions. Singing is good for you--in many ways! Many studies have confirmed this, and some time with the Funtastics will confirm it as well!

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Learn about Ventriloquism                                        

Monday                                              AD191182           

11:30-12:30                        

Jan 7, 14, 28, Feb 4, 11, 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 8, 15, 22, 29

Instructor(s): John Byrd

This course is a continuation of the summer and fall courses and will explore all topics related to ventriloquism. For those who wish to learn ventriloquism, talking without moving your lips will be covered. For those interested in the history and facts relating to ventriloquism, discussions and demonstrations will be provided. Other topics such as developing a distinctive puppet voice, puppet manipulation, acting for two, and creating the illusion of life will be explored. New and return students are welcome. This course is flexible and will attempt to meet the needs of the students.

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Wind Ensemble                                              

Tuesday                                              AD191170           

11:00-12:30                        

Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 9, 16, 23

Instructor(s): Mary Pat McGeary

Dust off your old band instruments and join the LLI wind ensemble! This course is for those who played a band instrument in high school or college. The selections of music include show tunes, golden oldies, big band era, classics and marches. Most of the music will be provided.

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The Structure of Music: An Introduction to Music Theory                                            

Wednesday                                      AD191199            *$25

9:00-10:30                          

Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13

Instructor(s): Robert Wadsworth

This course is designed primarily for musical hobbyists and amateur musicians who have learned to play an instrument by ear, from chord diagrams, or from tablature, and would like to acquire a richer conceptualization of the music they play. It may also benefit the orchestral instrument player who learned to play his/her specific instrument by reading music but who lacks broader knowledge of music theory. Classes will cover the basics of music terminology and notation, key signatures, scales and modes, harmonizing with intervals, chord construction, progressions, and substitutions, recognizing when chord changes occur, and strategies for transposing songs to different keys. Students who play guitar or ukulele may wish to bring their instruments to class. The instructor's goal is to provide students with tools to help them grow to be more flexible musicians. Although no textbook is required, the workbook, “Edly's Music Theory for Practical People” (3rd Edition) by Ed Roseman is suggested to reinforce and expand upon material covered in class. The book can optionally be purchased through LLI during Open Registration only, and payment is due at registration.

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Understanding Opera, Part 2                                     

Tuesday                                              AD191020           

9:00-11:00                          

Jan 22, 29, Feb 5

Instructor(s): Glenn Winters

This course completes a survey of Virginia Opera's 2018-2019 productions, including Donizetti's comedy "The Elixir of Love" and Puccini's immortal tragedy "Madama Butterfly". Lectures are designed both to serve as an introduction to the art form as well as enhancing the enjoyment for confirmed opera lovers. Dynamic discussions of music and drama are illustrated with video and audio excerpts. Recommended for beginners and aficionados.

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Beginning Guitar                                            

Tuesday                                              AD191183            *$10

11:00-11:45                        

Feb 5, 12, 19, 26

Instructor(s): Diane Applewhite

Have you ever wanted to play the guitar but never had the time or energy? Now’s the time! This course will present the chords necessary to get started on a new guitar-playing adventure. With just a few basic chords, you can play hundreds of songs. No prior experience or music-reading abilities required. Students will need to bring their own guitar, a strap, a tuner, picks, a pencil or pen and notepaper. Make sure your strings are no more than six months old since older strings become very dull in sound which complicates the learning process. This class will use the text: Hal Leonard Guitar Method Book 1 by Will Schmid and Greg Kock. The book can optionally be purchased through LLI during Open Registration only, and payment is due at registration. The week before the first class, the instructor has arranged a field trip to Sam Ash music store on Broad Street to help new students select their supplies. Students wishing to attend should meet at LLI at 10:45AM on Tuesday, January 29th. Happy strumming!

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Intermediate Guitar                                      

Tuesday                                              AD191205            *$10

12:15-1:00                          

Feb 5, 12, 19, 26

Instructor(s): Diane Applewhite

This course is for students who have taken the Beginning Guitar class or for those who have some prior guitar-playing experience. This is an opportunity to continue learning in a supportive environment while sharpening the skills already learned. This class will use the text: Hal Leonard Guitar Method Book 1 by Will Schmid and Greg Kock. The book can optionally be purchased through LLI during Open Registration only, and payment is due at registration. The week before the first class, the instructor has arranged a field trip to Sam Ash music store on Broad Street to help new students select their supplies. Students wishing to attend should meet at LLI at 10:45AM on Tuesday, January 29th. Happy strumming!

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The LLI Senior Storytelling Slam 'n Swap                                              

Thursday                                            AD191192           

9:30-11:00                          

Feb 14, March 21, April 11

Instructor(s): Les Schaffer

Story Slams are growing in popularity. Based on the poetry slam format and similar to popular radio shows like NPR's "The Moth" or "This American Life", a story slam is a festival for the spoken word. Each month's LLI Slam will have a theme and stories may be no longer than eight minutes. Stories must be true, though embellishments are natural to storytelling. The Moth uses a phrase that goes something like, "True as affirmed by the storytellers." Up to seven story-slammers will be selected for each starting line-up. At the live shows, as time permits, procrastinators or late starters may put their names in a hat to be selected to tell. The theme for this session's first Slam is "To the Moon Alice: Stories about Easy and Hard Love." You can interpret the theme liberally. No notes or cheat sheets allowed during the live performance. Remember that the best stories have a beginning, middle and end. They have a point and should be clear about why it's important for you to tell. You'll have an opportunity to tell your story to a friendly, live audience of fellow LLI members. Les Schaffer will serve as Slam MC and be available for phone or electronic consultation and coaching as you develop and polish your story. Those who plan to slam and those who just want to listen to some good stories should register for this course!

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Classical Music from the Balkans, Eastern Europe, the Baltics and Russia                                             

Wednesday                                      AD191129           

10:30-12:00                        

Feb 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 10, 17, 24, May 1

Instructor(s): Suzanne Levitas

Our classical music journey continues with a review of music history and important composers of island nations in European Mediterranean.  Further, our travels will take us to the Balkans, Eastern Europe (e.g., former Soviet allies), and the Baltic countries. Our exciting adventure would not be complete without a study of music in Russia.  This course will explore influences from North Africa and from the Middle East only as they relate to classical music development.   No classical music voyage would be complete without considering critical effects of social, political, and religious climate of the time. Join Suzanne as we move through classical music from regions not generally familiar in our regular concert going. A combined lecture along with illustrative music selections will be presented. The course will not include musicals, popular or rock music unless they are crucial to the development of classical music.  A knowledge of classical music is not required.  “Silence is like fertile soil, which, as it were, awaits our creative act, our seed.” - Arvo Pärt (1935 - ), Estonian composer.

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Flute for Beginners and Beyond                                              

Monday                                              AD191181            *$6

11:00-12:00                        

Jan 7, 14, 28, Feb 4, 11, 25

Instructor(s): Scott Hershey

This course is for students who have not played the flute before but are interested and also for those who have played and wish to improve. Students will need to bring their flute to each lesson, and it can be checked for condition if the student wishes. Rental flutes are available at most music stores in Richmond. Lessons will review assembly of the flute, proper position when playing, proper assembly and basic tone production. This course will use the text: Rubank Elementary Method: Flute or Piccolo by A.C. Petersen. The book can optionally be purchased through LLI during Open Registration only, and payment is due at registration.

 

About Fees
Your Lifelong Learning Institute membership gives you access to all of LLI classes and trips, most without any additional costs. There are some classes and trips which require additional fees. Where there are additional fees, those fees must be paid at the time of registration. Fees can be paid by check, cash or credit card. If paying by check, please clearly indicate the classes and trips being covered.